What Is Wrong with 'Variable Sociology'?
The basic method of quantitative social research is the analysis of relations between so-called variables. This article indicates by using some examples the explanatory deficiency of this method, and deals with the question of why an action-theoretical background explanation is necessary. Above... Full description
|1st Person:||Esser, Hartmut|
in European sociological review Vol. 12, No. 2 (1996), p. 159-166
|Type of Publication:||Article|